WINDOWS 8.0 - the Metro screen will start on top of ANY, including ours. The player starts as normal, but below the start-screen. (!) The solution is to either use a 3rd party tool or upgrade to Windows 8.1, which is a free upgrade.
WINDOWS 8.1 - as default, the Metro screen will still say on top. Our Installation Wizard will make your computer hide the Metro screen and start on the normal desktop, so you should be fine. But if you somehow reset it, please check your settings under Taskbar and Navigation properties, like this: